From Desire to Necessity – the Use of AR as Innovative Teaching and Learning Method in Higher Education
Keywords:innovation; knowledge society; socio-economic progress; skills for future society
The subject of innovation in education is not a new one, but the ever faster technological changes and the succession of crises with a direct impact on the educational sector amplify the need for debates and analyzes on this topic. The application of innovation in education, regardless of the form in which it manifests itself, is a guarantee of a competitive and dynamic educational system. An educational system open to innovation is a promoter of sustainable economic growth, which then translates into increased employment and social cohesion. The present work aims to briefly present the importance of using innovative technologies as teaching and learning methods, as it results from the literature, with emphasis on the use of Augmented Reality (hereafter AR), as well as the requested competences a professor should have to apply the AR in teaching-learning process.
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